Workshop -- Viability, Economic Transition, & Reflections on Neo-classical Economics
A talk by Justin Yifu Lin
Monday, March 31, 2003
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
9383 Bunche Hall
Justin Yifun Lin (Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1986) is the founder and director of the China Center for Economic Research at Peking University www.ccer.pku.edu.cn/ and professor of economics at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. The China Center for Economic Research is the first and only think tank on economic policy in China that is completely staffed with scholars educated outside of China. Professor Lin was a Visiting Professor in the Department of Economics and Center for Chinese Studies, UCLA, 1989-1993.
Professor Lin is the author of eight books, including the China Miracle: Development Strategy and Economic Reform, which has been published in seven languages, and the State-owned Enterprise Reform, which is available in Chinese, Japanese, and English. He has published more than 100 articles in refereed international journals and collected volumes on history, development, and transition. Among many of his public roles in China, Justin Yifu Lin was a senior advisor to the Drafting Committee of China's Tenth Five-year Plan, an advisor to the mayors of Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin, and a member of the National Committee, China People's Political Consultation Conference. He also serves on several international committees, leading groups, and councils on development policy, technology, and environment. He was awarded the 1993 and 2001 Sun Yefang Prize (the highest honour for economist in China), the 1993 Policy Article Prize of Center for International Food and Agricultural Policy at University of Minnesota, the 1997 Sir John Crawford Award of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, the 1999 Best Article Prize of the Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, and various other prizes.
A number of his working papers and journal articles may be found at http://econpapers.hhs.se/HoPEc/4957535049484953748583847378958973708595767378.htm
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